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Business, Fuel

Renewable Fuels Quotas for 2014 Delayed by EPA After Fight

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency punted on setting quotas for the use of renewable fuels in 2014 and pledged to lay out next year targets for 2014-2016.

November 21, 2014
Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Board Hits ‘Weak’ Renewable Fuel Proposal

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A survey by the National Biodiesel Board found that nearly 80% of biodiesel producers have scaled back production this year, and more than half have idled production, due in part to what it called a “weak” renewable fuel standard proposal in Washington.

May 15, 2014
Government, Business, Fuel

Ontario Orders 3% Biodiesel Mandate

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Starting April 1, the provincial government in Ontario is requiring that trucking’s main fuel sold there be at least 3% biodiesel.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
April 1, 2014
Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Production Hits Record in 2013

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The U.S. biodiesel industry produced a record 1.8 billion gallons of the fuel in 2013, according to figures recently released by the Environmental Protection Agency.

January 27, 2014
Government, Business, Fuel

Senators, Business Air Disputes on Renewable Fuel

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Senators questioned the usefulness of EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard — which covers the production of biodiesel blended into truck fuel — with some calling for the abolition of the supports and other saying RFS should be modified to accommodate changes in the nation’s energy sector.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
December 11, 2013
Government, Business, Fuel

Ontario Considering 2% Biodiesel Rule

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is considering a fuel mandate that would require diesel fuel sold there to contain 2% biodiesel, with the percentage doubled by 2016.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2013
Business, Fuel

Minnesota to Raise Biodiesel Requirement to 10% Next Year

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Minnesota will become the first state to require that most diesel fuel sold in the warm-weather months be a blend containing 10% biodiesel, the Associated Press reported.

October 7, 2013
Business, Fuel

NYC Law Mandates Use of Biodiesel

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg signed into law a measure that mandates the use of biodiesel in all city-owned vehicles.

September 16, 2013
Business, Fuel

Biodiesel Production Declines in February

U.S. biodiesel production dropped to 68 million gallons in February, from 77.2 million gallons a year ago, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Monday.

April 29, 2013
Business, Fuel

Goal Set for Biodiesel to be 10% of On-Road Diesel Market by 2022

The National Biodiesel Board announced a goal for biodiesel to make up 10% of the on-road diesel market by 2022.

February 6, 2013

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